DePalma Elected President of the Hydraulic Institute
Pasquale "Pat" DePalma, President of ITT Industries’ Fluid Handling Division and General Manager of its Bell & Gossett unit, has been elected President of the Hydraulic Institute. As president, he will chair the executive committee, serve as chair of the CEO Roundtable program, as well as lead the Compensation Committee.
A long time member of the Institute, DePalma has served on the Board of Directors for the past three years.
The Hydraulic Institute, headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, is the largest industry association of pump producers in North America. It serves member companies and pump users by offering the industry’s primary forum for the exchange of pump industry information. The Hydraulic Institute is regarded internationally as the spokesperson for the North American pump industry and is an influential participant in the setting of domestic and international standards.
"I am very honored to have been chosen to lead such a prestigious association," said DePalma. "There are many challenges in the industry today and it is my hope to meet these demands during my tenure as president."
DePalma joined ITT Industries in 1977. In 1993 he was appointed General Manager of Bell & Gossett, and in 1996 he was named president of ITT’s Fluid Handling Division.
Source: Xylem Inc.